1. Very dull; insensible; senseless; wanting in understanding; heavy; sluggish; in a state of stupor; -- said of persons.
O that men . . . should be so stupid grown . . .
As to forsake the living God! --Milton.
With wild surprise,
A moment stupid, motionless he stood. --Thomson.
2. Resulting from, or evincing, stupidity; formed without skill or genius; dull; heavy; -- said of things.
Observe what loads of stupid rhymes
Oppress us in corrupted times. --Swift.
Syn: -- Simple; insensible; sluggish; senseless; doltish; sottish; dull; heavy; clodpated.
-- Stu*pid*ly adv. -- Stu*pid*ness, n.
adv : in a stupid manner; "he had stupidly bought a one way
ticket" [syn: doltishly, without thinking]